born one year before
born four months before
Joseph Smith circa 1842 [JS age 37]
messenger of the Angel-Moroni
President of the Mormon Church [1830-1844]
Mayor of Nauvoo, Illinois [1842-1844]
dematerialization 27-Jun-1844 [jailhouse murder, age 38]
Founder of the Church of Latter-Day Saints [Mormon Church]
birth data from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Smith
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Masculine Public-Figure Examples
Iswara - Utaraztha - Visve-deva - Uthiradaam - Aadi
For Uttarāṣāḍha births of a masculine valence, the condition of radiant, romantic, intelligent, creative, idealistic, central, confident, gaming, self-reflexive, pitrikaraka Surya may considerably affect the outcome.
For those born into the Surya-ruled paradigm of Iswara, father-figures, politicians, celebrity, royalty, entitled roles, brilliant dramatists, radiant deities, sparkling genius, glittering creativity, intelligentsia, speculators, poets, romantic lovers, gamblers, and game-players may be especially influential.
Instructional guidance is provided by emissaries from the civilizations of Nunki. Their purpose is to express the radiant clear light of truth in an orderly, institutional framework.
Dhanus Pada-1 can show Brihaspati's rulership of 1-embodiment + 4-cultural foundations. nakshatra-pati Suyra and Guru enjoy high-compatibility yang patterns. Pada-1 tends to be paternalistic , politically savvy, self-referential to the point of self-righteousness, and generous of spirit. Iconic and inspirational teachers of the patriarchal lineages are found here. Often found in the role of philosopher, professor, or guru-figure. Assess the role of Brihaspati to determine the degree of optimism and alignment with the prevailing doctrine.
Makara-pada 2-3-4 express the tension between structural Shani and solipsistic Surya. From the Makara indriya-lagna, nakshatra-pati Surya becomes the revelatory, illuminating randhresha. Thus pada 2-3-4 are mystical and gender-neutral [Shani].
Pada 2-3-4 demonstrate respect for age and orderly governance. Yet, their purpose is visionary [Surya]. Psychics and seers are found here. Depending on the vigor of Shani, hierarchical institutions may come to surround their initiatory teachings.. Their emotional stability in partnership arises from Chandra = yuvati-pati.
Themes of clairsentient vision, personal certainty, and prophecy may contextualize Ishwara's terrestrial experience. Also applies to Chandra in Uttarāṣāḍha .
QUOTATION from Shil-Ponde.  . Hindu Astrology Joytisha-Shastra. p 87
"a very good, honest, and sincere character...
A peace loving disposition.
Eager to live and let live.
A good counselor in times of need or trouble.
Seer Stones used by Joseph Smith , from the book Joseph Smith Papers
ceremonial breastplate Magical Lamen used for summoning spiritual guidance, commissioned by JS father * drawing by JS' companion treasure-digger, Samuel Lawrence
Mrs. Emma Hale Smith, wife of Joseph Smith, painted in the 1830's
Emma Hale Smith, wife of Joseph Smith, photographed in c. 1844 [via wikicommons, from LDS archives] .
Biographical data matched to
[Surya Mahadasha] [age birth until age 8 months
Mon-23-Dec-1805 Earth-birth in Sharon, Vermont, USA * Surya-Shukra bhukti* Shukra double yogakaraka activates 5-10
[Chandra Mahadasha] [age 8 months until age 10.8]
[Mangala Mahadasha] [age 10.8 until age 17.8]
21-Sep-1823 [JS age 18] first clairsentient contact with Angel-Moroni - Mangala-Chandra bhukti * Chandra activates 7-partnerships
22-Sep-1823 [JS age 18] first psychic discovery via remote viewing of the Golden Plates by following Moroni's instructions. Yet, JS would not be able to excavate the plates until Sep-1827.
1825 [JS age 20] summer Revival Camp in Palmyra New York provokes JS to repent his treasure-digging and join the Methodist Church
[Rahu Mahadasha] [age 17.8 until age 35.8]
20-Mar-1826 [JS age 21] public trial for fraud and disorderly conduct in South Bainbridge, NY * Rahu-Rahu svabhukti
18-Jan-1827 [JS age 22] consecration of marriage-1 with Emma Hale in Ohio, against her family's wishes * Rahu-Guru bhukti * Guru activates navamsha-7
22-Sep-1827 [JS age 22] JS physically removes [or manufactures] the golden plates from Cumorah Hill in Manchester, NY, while Emma Hale Smith waits in the wagon. Historians record that this Full Moon at the autumnal equinox had special significance for treasure-diggers, who often worked at night * Rahu-Guru bhukti * Guru activates 12-imagination + 3-announcements
15-Jun-1828 [JS age 23] celebrated the birth of child-1 [baby lived only a few hours] * Rahu-Guru bhukti
1828 [JS age 23] Year of a violently contentious POTUS election. Andrew Jackson was pitted against John Quincy Adams. Rural believers feared the coming Apocalypse. Like many young male citizens in these distressing times, JS debates vigorously about the future and the past in public spaces. * Rahu-Guru bhukti * Guru rules 3-discussions
Jun-1829 [JS age 24] Testimony of the Eight Witnesses * Rahu-Shani bhukti * Shani activates 2-historical record, testimony
Mar-1830 [JS age 25] publication of English translation of the deciphered script of the Golden Plates, entitled the Book of Mormon * Rahu-Shani bhukti * Shani lagnesha + Shani activates 2-historical records, stories
06-Apr-1830 [JS age 25] JS new [Church of Christ] congregation is formally declared * Rahu-Shani bhukti * Shani-[uchcha] 10 order hierarchy, institutions
1830 [JS age 25] beginning a controversial trend sanctioned by his church doctrine, JS marries his first plural wife * Rahu-Shani bhukti * Shani activates 2-second marriage [uchcha] Shani-10 policy, law parivartamsha Shukra-1 women, marriage
14-Sep-1840 [JS age 35] grieved the decease of father Joseph Smith s. in Nauvoo, Illinois * Guru-Chandra bhukti * Chandra enables Shukra ++ pitrimaraka Shukra activates 2nd-from-pitribhava
Mar-1842 [JS age 37] initiated into the Masonic Lodge at Nauvoo, Illinois
27-Jun-1844 [JS age 39] after JS killed two men in a shoot-out, while he was imprisoned in the Carthage Jail [near Nauvoo] JS is murdered by an angry mob * Guru-Shani bhukti * maraka Shani rules-2
Artist's conception of JS magical translator spectacles
in Mormonism called Urim-and-Thummin
Distinctive Features of the Nativity
pitri-karaka [father] jyoti-karaka [light]
[bright center of faith sanctuary]
[charismatic roles in principled clandestine teaching]
[radiant icon of private spiritual guidance]
[intelligence focused in confident clairsentience]
[solipsisticly believes in transformative healing]
[brilliantly demonstrates mystical convictions]
[may be a psychic channel for other-worldly powers]
[invisible locus of political patronage]
[father may be optimistic foreign agent, faith-healer, or charlatan]
[Empowered randhresha Surya occupies 12 = Viparita Raja-Yoga = Sarala Yoga]
[defensive-ritualized Mūla-4] [navamsha Surya-Karkata] intuitively confident display of customary ethnic folkways rhythms
OUTCOMES - SURYA
imaginative, contemplative, fantasizing, conceptual, interior [Surya in bhava-12] rules
mysterious recycling rejuvenating self-inventing trance-medium [randhresha]
[Sarala Yoga] protects from destruction by occult forces, poisons, secret agents, undisclosed information.
Some historians opine that JS was a textbook narcissist with a psychological mandate to exercise insitutional authority and command. [uchcha-Shani-10]
Surya occupies Mūlanakshatra
Sparkling Surya activates the Uttarāṣāḍha -Vaishva radical lagna
Dad = Joseph Smith s.
Dad was reported to be a somewhat withdrawn man who was nonetheless excitable in the moment. As part of the occult spiritualism movement which swept through New England and the mid-Atlantic region during the early 1800's, Dad was a rod-worker with a passion for summoning spirits
[Surya in bhava-12] rules bhava-8, providing a Sarala-Yoga protection for both father and son despite their occult  adventures.
Surya-Mula indicates a somewhat disconnected personality who may act with disregard for consequences. The family moved often as restless Dad [Mūla] sought opportunities Surya-yuti-Rahu-12.
As randhresha, Surya indicates dad's interest in the occult and in hidden treasures. Dad had failed as numerous professions and while his sons were maturing he organized them into a treasure-hunting team.
Dad had a famous series of seven symbolic dreams  , which are recorded in the church scripture. Just before he died, dad gained some respect as church patriarch Surya-Dhanus.
matrikaraka [mother] * garha-karaka [village]
mother, embodiment, sensitivity, protection [Chandra in classroom-1] rules
CAREER - CHANDRA
Surya-ruled Chandra in Uttarāṣāḍha = highly occult-sensitive due to Surya-rules-8
Mom = Lucy Mack Smith .
Lucy hailed from a family known for spiritual vision and pronounced demonstrations of public piety.
Before, during, and after her son JS's prominent religious leadership career, mom was an influential force in the Mormon Marketplace.
Lucy Mack can be considered as a Founding Mother of the emerging religious-economic congregational community.
According to wikipedia entry for Lucy Mack,
" In rural areas of northern New England, the proliferation of evangelical religious sects and the pre-Victorian emphasis on the family as a moral force were especially significant forces in Mack's life. Migrants to this area had taken with them the revolutionary spirit of political independence. They had also encouraged the breakdown of the old order of religious domination. " The grip of colonial religious culture was broken and a new American style of religious diversity came into being." Such a setting became fertile ground for religious experimentation and the birth of indigenous religious sects, some of which " undertook to redefine social and economic order through the model of the extended family." Without stable institutional structures, the family thus became the " crucible" for forming " primary identity, socialization, and cultural norms for rural life" [Marini, 7, 56, 31] . Mack was a product of this environment. "
Chandra-1 yuvati-pati indicates a primary, predominant, emotionally binding, identity-defining relationship with the mother.
[Somana-yuti-Shukra] + [Shukra-double-yogakaraka] adds to the maternal profile strong elements of social status, ladder-climbing toward financial and political rank, and moral [Chandra] leadership ability.
MARRIAGE emotional expectations partnership support
History records Emma Hale Smith as a supportive lifepartner who was allied with her husband's personality and agreed with his programs. After JS death, she defended his reputation against slanderous claims.
bhratru-karaka [brother] virya-karaka [virile]
[Kuja Dosha for alliance-1]
[rules 4 + 11]
[bargaining-adjusting Pūrvāṣāḍhā-3] = [navamsha Kuja-Tula] competitively diplomatic
[Kuja-12 parivartamsha Guru-11]
OUTCOMES - MANGALAinvisibly penetrating, subconsciously discovering, pursues therapeutic sanctuary, surgically contemplative, incisively clairsentient, drilling into private spaces, unseen explorations, sexually clandestine, pushing-forward into dreamworlds [Mangala in bhava-12]
CAREER - MANGALA
Rahu + Surya + Budha + Surya = occupies the clairsentient, privately guided, imaginative, contemplative, dreamlike [12th-from-Chandra]
jamayah-karaka [sibling] sandesha-karaka [message] shisya-karaka [student]
[dreamlike narrative of inspirational doctrine]
[detailed philosophical imagination]
[conflicted clairsentient sacred teachings]
[instructional meditation on principles of belief]
[intuitively transmitted diagrams]
[inspirational-preaching Uttarāṣāḍha-1][vargottamsha] [navamsha Budha-Dhanus] intuitively explaining describing principled theoretical inspirational beliefs
[Atmakaraka messenger, translator, interpreter, ,writing, announcements, dialog, description, publication, reporting, conversations, script]
OUTCOMES - BUDHA
[Budha in bhava-12] rules
Budha makes announcements, delivers instructions, provides explanations about  disagreements, accusations  sacred beliefs, principled priestly understanding
Budha-yuti-Rahu 12 clairsentient opportunities, messenger of the ancestor guides
Rahu + Surya + Budha + Kuja = occupies the clairsentient, privately guided, imaginative, contemplative, dreamlike [12th-from-Chandra]
dhava-karaka [husband] bahuta-karaka [variety]
[imaginative-philanthropic Jyeṣṭha-4] [navamsha Guru-Meena]
[Kuja-12 parivartamsha Guru-11]
OUTCOMES - BRIHASPATI
Generous Guru activates 11th-from-11th + Guru occupies-11, community wealth
Guru occupies the emotionally associative, community-linking, economically gainful, profit-regulated, friendly, participatory, goal-oriented, socially-networked 11th-from-Chandra
From [Chandra-Makara-Draco] lagna, the believers' voice of abundant, doctrinal, theoretical, philosophical, preaching Professor Guru activates
svadu-karaka [sweet] kalatra-karaka [wifely companion]
[physicalized hierarchical arrangements]
[embodies social-status values]
[identified with regulatory political governance]
[reputation for lawful elite diplomacy]
[ministering-complaining Dhaniṣṭha-2] [navamsha Shukra-Kanya-nicha]
[Shukra-1 parivartamsha Shani-10-uchcha]
OUTCOMES - SHUKRA
Joseph Smith's primary partnership was with the Angel Moroni
duro-karaka [endurance] * jara-karaka [Jahre, years]
[leadership requires hierarchical justice]
[must lawfully impose equity]
[socially responsible for executive-level brokerage]
[respected authority in balanced stepped pyramid]
[explosive Chitra-4] [navamsha Shani-Vrischika] intuitively lawfully just ordering secretive undisclosed occult transformative empowerment structure
[Shani-10 parivartamsha Shukra-1]
OUTCOMES - SHANI
lawfully regulating, strictly hierarchical, status structured, unchangingly orderly, respectfully elderly [Shani in Bhava-10] rules
CAREER - SHANI
JS was said to have spoken and preached in a folksy, proletarian style [Shani]
From [Chandra-Makara-Draco] lagna, the mature voice of sober serious structured hierarchical Professor Shani rules
lagnesha [uchcha-Shani-10] occupies the publicly-visible, emotionally dignified , social-ordering, leadership-seeking 10th-from-Chandra-1
Rahu-Shani bhukti * Shani activates 2-historical record
Jun-1829 Testimony of the Eight Witnesses young Smith and his father along with seven other men sign a document saying they had personally lifted and seen engravings on the gold plates *
rajyalobha-karaka [ambition] picchala-karaka [slippery]
[for Makara - Draco indriya-lagna]
check Guru for defining source of Rahu's broad philosophical inclusiveness
[Rahu-12 casts passionately private secluding drishti into 4-6-8]
[passion for doctrinal teaching in private rooms]
[wisely guiding apparitions]
[desires principled imaginative understanding]
[craves theoretical access to research enclosures]
[hungry for unorthodox wisdom from other-worlds]
[intuitive beliefs conferred via dreams]
[inspirational insights via interior counsel]
[seeks importance via dogmatic clairsentience]
[ambitiously over-reaching for patronage in the dreamworld]
[dramatizing-demonstrating Pūrvāṣāḍhā-1] [navamsha Rahu-Simha-nicha]
OUTCOMES - RAHU
[Rahu in bhava-12] Psychic Ambition
Rahu + Surya + Budha + Mangala = occupies the clairsentient, privately guided, imaginative, contemplative, dreamlike [12th-from-Chandra]
Starting in Mangala Mahadasha when he was age-14, Smith was periodically hired as a scryer [psychic] to assist local treasure-hunters. Western New York in the 1820's was experiencing a craze for treasure hunting. Gambling was frowned upon by pious folk, but there was no taboo on the thrill of treasure hunting.
Economic downturns were frequent in the years 1820-1850. Farming was unpredictable due to fluctuating weather, with the years 1830 until 1845 recorded as terribly cold with effectively no real growing season. The theme of sudden rescue from poverty and despair was often expressed through a hope for discovery of miraculous wealth buried under ground.
Popular tools of the scrying trade included various clairsentience-amplifying stones including the legendary seer-stones utilized by Smith to read the Golden Plates.
17-Jan-1827 Joseph Smith married Emma Hale in Ohio [his age 22] during Rahu-Guru bhukti. In 1830, upon Divine Admonition in Rahu-Shani bhukti, he took a first plural wife [his age 25] .
During the bhukti 1830-1844, Joseph Smith acquired 40 wives ceremonially married in the Mormon Church.
A New Revelation
Rahu-Rahu svabhukti * working as a clairsentient channel , JS develops relationship with the invisible  [age nt Moroni who aids JS in his task to transmit [Budha-12] a body of revealed teachings [Dhanus]
kavandha-karaka [headless] chidra-karaka [gaping] vasana-karaka [vacuum]
[beneficial placement for Makara-Draco indriya-lagna]
[unconcerned with quarrels about communication]
[disinterested in unbalanced conversation]
;[scatters the commercial ; conflicts]
[disengaged witness to unfair business practices]
[liberated from disagreements with process managers]
[disregard toward the complaints of the administrators]
[adversaries accuse one of empty information]
;[dismisses the manual ailments]
[apathetic toward transactional arguments]
[passively fixated on ambitiously inspirational-dogmatic Rahu-Dhanus-12 ambitious private spiritual guides]
[networking-profitable Arudra-3] [navamsha Ketu-Kumbha]
OUTCOMES - KETU
Ketu in classroom-6 occupies the emotionally imbalanced [6th-from-Chandra] = beneficial position for apathetic, uncaring Ketu. Via apathy and detachment, one may disregard the enemies, avoid criminal conviction, and walk away from conflict.
Temple of the Church of Latter Day Saints [Mormon LDS] in San Diego, California with the sparkling spire-finial of golden Angel-Moroni
| "and now my friends,
all that is true, all that is noble,
all that is just and pure,
all that is loveable and gracious,
whatever is excellent and admirable -
fill all your thoughts with these things."
~~ Epistle to the Philippians 4:8
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